This matching grant program is to inspire and motivate commercial property owners or those wishing to purchase commercial property within Fort Myers redevelopment areas to enhance the quality of their property and thereby its curb appeal, which will ultimately enhance property values in the commercial corridor.
An alternative matching grant for landscape and façade work to commercial buildings with a higher percentage of costs granted, but a lower maximum award.
Matching grant for commercial properties in the redevelopment areas
Maximum potential grant available for a project is 50% of the total project cost, with a maximum award of $25,000
Retail, commercial, mixed-use, multi-family, and medical office properties are preferred
Funds can be used for:
Removal and/or repair of deteriorated exterior building materials like plywood, metal, glass, or stucco,